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TBI Weekly: Facebook arrives as Disney goes OTT

Major developments in the subscription VOD space have proven the big talking points of the past week, with Disney, Facebook, Netflix and CBS all making bold statements.   Facebook the one to Watch Just as Facebook’s domination of the social media market continues to grow, so has the speculation over what the US tech giant […]

CBS All Access takes global SVOD route

CBS’s SVOD service, CBS All Access, is headed to the global market. The service will move beyond the US for the first time in the first half of next year by launching in Canada, followed by other markets. The CBS Studios International and CBS Interactive divisions of CBS Corp. are working together on the roll-out. […]

CBS All Access picks up Will Ferrell comedy

CBS All Access, the Eye network’s SVOD platform, is adding three new scripted shows to its portfolio, including its first original comedy, produced by Will Ferrell. The platform has handed straight-to-series orders for the comedy No Activity and dramas Strange Angel and $1. No Activity, which will premier on All Access before the end of […]

SBS takes The Good Fight to Australia

Australian cultural pubcaster SBS has become the latest net to buy CBS All Access legal drama The Good Fight. SBS plans to debut the series with a double episode on August 2 in a local 8.30pm slot, and episodes will be made available on SBS On Demand after they broadcast. The Robert and Michelle King […]

HBO Nordic, Zee take on The Good Fight

CBS has shopped The Good Fight to HBO in Europe and Zee in India. The Good Wife spin-off is on CBS All Access streaming service in the US and has just been renewed for a second season. The ten-episode first season will launch on HBO’s Nordic service at the start of June. HBO Nordic has […]

More4 engages in The Good Fight

UK digital terrestrial More4 has acquired CBS All Access original The Good Fight. The Channel 4-owned network ran Good Fight predecessor The Good Wife to ratings success, prompting it to move for the new show, which will play in the UK in the spring. The Good Fight is set a year after the events of […]

Murdoch: D2C stream an ‘option’ for Fox in US

Direct-to-consumer streaming is an “option” for 21st Century Fox in the US market, and the company has the expertise to launch such an offering, according to CEO James Murdoch. Speaking to analysts after Fox announced its latest quarterly figures. Murdoch (pictured) said that Fox was focused primarily on developing its authenticated streaming service in partnership […]

The Good Wife SVOD spin-off named

The subscription on-demand spin-off of CBS drama The Good Wife will be called The Good Fight, and has gone into production. Cameras rolled on the series in New York City yesterday ahead of the show’s debut on CBS All Access, the SVOD service broadcast network CBS launched two years ago. The Good Fight is notable […]

Parks: Netflix retains OTT top-spot in the US

The top five most popular US over-the-top services by subscribers remained consistent over the past year with Netflix in the lead, followed by Amazon Video, according to Parks Associates. The new research places Hulu third, followed by Major League Baseball’s MLB.TV service in fourth and WWE Network in fifth place. The rest of the top […]

CBS creates ad-free SVOD option

US broadcaster CBS has launched a commercial-free option for its subscription video-on-demand service, CBS All Access. Consumers can already access a with-commercial version for US$5.99 a month, or watch its programming without ads for US$9.99 a month. The US$5.99 option will reduce adverts during on-demand programming and remove them completely during classic CBS shows. CBS […]